Ford Fairlane 500 SportsRoof Automatic, 1969 MY

The Ford Fairlane 500 SportsRoof is a coupé with 2 doors and a front mounted engine which delivers its power to the rear wheels. Its 5.8 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder that has an output of 250 bhp (253 PS/186 kW) of power at 4600 rpm, and maximum torque of 481.5 N·m (355 lb·ft/49.1 kgm) at 2600 rpm. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels by means of a 3 speed automatic gearbox.

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Key facts

Ford Fairlane 500 SportsRoof Automatic, 1969 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5105 mm
What size engine?
5.8 litre, 5766 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
253 PS / 250 bhp / 186 kW @ 4600 rpm
How much torque?
481.5 Nm / 355 ft.lb / 49.1 kgm @ 2600 rpm

Ford Fairlane models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 215 PS 212 bhp 158 kW 1615 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4091 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1431 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5766 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5766 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6387 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6387 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5766 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6387 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6387 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4091 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1435 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5766 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6387 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4091 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW

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1969 Ford Fairlane 500 SportsRoof Automatic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2946 mm 116 inches
Track/tread (front) 1494 mm 58.8 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1486 mm 58.5 inches
Length 5105 mm 201 inches
Width 1900 mm 74.8 inches
Height 1361 mm 53.6 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.73
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 75.8 litres 16.7 UK Gal 20 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5.8 litre
5766 cc
(351.863 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 88.9 mm
4 × 3.5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.14
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
253 PS (250 bhp) (186 kW)
at 4600 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
43.4 bhp/litre
0.71 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
481.5 Nm (355 ft·lb) (49.1 kgm)
at 2600 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
83.51 Nm/litre
1.01 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system 1 Autolite carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1049.4 kPa (152.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 720.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 7.35 x 14
Tyres rear 7.35 x 14
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.75
general
Carfolio.com ID436700
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1969 Ford Fairlane 500 SportsRoof Automatic added 2015-09-13.
Last modified 2015-09-13.